Pry them up slightly and slide a small, folded piece of aluminum foil underneath it. Didn't move Jeep out of garage to check if speedometer works, but was still hard to start and had to use gas pedal and would not idle. And thy are working to this day. In the event the sensor is faulty, it could be intermittent. Fill your Jeep with at least medium grade gasoline, especially if it has been shuddering or hesitating while you're attempting to accelerate.
Personal note: Get ready for some real work! The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic who replaced the cranking sensor. The engine is strong and if treated right will last a good long time. The contact stated that while driving at unknown speed, the vehicle stalled. Get a hex socket extension for your ratchet. All of Chilton's online content for the 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee is updated monthly, so you'll have the most recent information on hand for any Do-It-Yourself project. No Start Condition Basics As I mentioned at the beginning of this tutorial, a no start condition is caused by a lack of one of 3 basic things. Restart your vehicle and see if the light comes back on.
In this tutorial, which is a primer on what can cause a cranks but does not start condition, I'll share some insights and tips, based from my actual experience, that will help you narrow down your troubleshooting efforts. Having watched a youtube video on the matter, I suspect that oil fouling of the connection might be part of the problem; therefore, I'm going to try and find the sucker, clean it, and see if that doesn't do the trick. Remove belt, then slowly rotate the tensioner into the freearm stop position. The manufacturer was not notified of the problem. I love my Jeep and with 110,000 miles on it I feel like I have a lot of life yet and even when I do upgrade to a new car I'm keeping my Jeep just in case the weather gets bad!!!!!!! Says not safety related so just deal with it.
Note in step 2 that different tool needed for 4. However, and whatever the code that appears upon yours, simply type it in your search engine, with the word Jeep, and you'll find a host of sources for what it means. Turning the key on and off five or seven times typically alleviates the problem, and the car then stays on. Hopefully, I'll be able to solve most of the problems for those who are dealing with them. Does Not Crank Condition: Means that the engine is not cranking when you turn the key to crank the engine. Don't know where to look next.
Numerous mechanics have no explanation. Disconnect wiring connector at engine coolant temperature sensor. Put voltmeter on it to test and according to Haynes book, it tests fine. My Jeep also stalls out when I'm sitting at a stop light waiting for the light to change than bomb just like that my Jeep stalls out. If a new belt is being installed, tang must be within approximately 24 mm.
I don't feel safe in my Jeep at all!! This is a defect and should be recalled. While driving approximately 55 mph, a substantial amount of smoke emitted from the hood. The contact and occupants exited the vehicle. They tend to reveal nothing in the presence of something. Over the summer, the 4. Our 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee repair manuals include all the information you need to repair or service your 2000 Grand Cherokee, including diagnostic trouble codes, descriptions, probable causes, step-by-step routines, specifications, and a troubleshooting guide.
The contact was able to restart the vehicle but the failure recurred on several occasions. It turns out there is a downshift cable that was damaged. These Jeeps are made with a small electric motor generator for the fan, instead of the typical fan belt-powered. In addition, the fan shroud was fractured. The belt should be replaced if the single line mark lines up with the mark on the base. However, we use this vehicle primarily to tow boat and moving trailers.
About a year ago, I had to replace the oil pressure sensor; the gauge would drop to zero. It stays there for a while, hoping I'm too stupid to know that oil pumps are mechanical, and then it jumps back up and the light goes off. I finally ordered a rebuilt ecu or pcu engine control unit. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for inspection but they could not determine the cause of failure. In my opinion this is a very poor design as the true fix, cleaning the pa … n and drain route involves taking the entire dashboard apart in order to access the components, something that is beyond the ability of most driveway mechanics. Observe the recess groove in the engine cylinder head. This is the 1 problem with any engine where boiling takes place due to the expansion power that steam has the capability of producing.